Health & Social Care / Childcare

Welcome to Health & Social Care / Childcare!

We’d love to be meeting you in person, but hope that you can get a real sense of what studying in our department is like by watching the Subject Spotlight videos and dropping in to our online chat rooms below to meet some of the team virtually and ask any questions you may have. We really look forward to welcoming you.

PLEASE NOTE: Our online chat rooms will only be available during our Virtual Open Day on Saturday 14 November 2020, 10am – 3pm.

Why choose Health & Social Care / Childcare

As a caring individual, it is vitally important that you have the necessary qualifications to play a role in shaping the lives of others.

You will thrive in a supportive environment while being encouraged to develop a wide range of relevant skills.

With excellent links within Cornwall’s NHS and a range of local employers, we will help you gain the skills you need to benefit society, helping others through support and education and being able to fulfil the growing demand for high-quality, caring professionals.

Alongside specialist knowledge, communication and organisation, you will develop your empathy and compassion to excel in a rewarding career.

Subject Spotlight Videos

Our Subject Spotlights introduce you to our wonderful lecturers who have created these videos to show the wide range of courses you can study at Callywith, what you can expect to learn and to give you an idea of what life as a student at our Outstanding college is like.

Watch Subject Spotlight Videos

Tour the Virtual Campus

Visit our Health & Social Care and Childcare departments in Temple building to discover where you'll be learning.

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Chat live to our lecturers in our online chat rooms

PLEASE NOTE: Our online chat rooms will only be available during our Virtual Open Day on Saturday 14 November 2020, 10am – 3pm.

When you enter an online chat room, just let the team know what course you are interested in and someone will reply as soon as possible.

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L2 Health & Social Care ProgressionL3 Children's Play, Learning & Development Diploma
L3 Health & Social Care (Health Studies) Diploma
L3 Health & Social Care Diploma (Social Care) Diploma
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Level 3 Health & Social Care Diploma

A career in Health & Social Care is challenging, rewarding, interesting and exciting, requiring you to have a variety of skills, knowledge and expertise to succeed. Whether you choose to study Health Studies or Social Care, these courses will provide you with a broad scientific base and an opportunity to study health and social care issues.

Level 3 Children's Play & Learning Development Diploma

If you are looking to work with children and their families and enjoy working in a challenging but highly rewarding environment, then the Level 3 Children’s Play, Learning & Development course is for you is for you.